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Artemis II – Orion recovery test in the Pacific Ocean

Recovery ship with its backside open as a spacecraft is being pulled towards it.

The Orion Crew Module Test Article, a full-scale mock-up of the Orion spacecraft, in the Pacific Ocean as part of a recovery test. This is the first test specifically in support of the Artemis II mission and allowed the team to practise what it will be like to recover astronauts and get them back to the recovery ship safely. (Credit: NASA/Kenny Allen)

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Photo taken on July 27, 2023

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